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V. Blatz Lager Beer 1863 Civil War Store Card or Token. The obverse pictures a figure of King Gambrinus holding a glass of lager beer; while the reverse side reads City Brewery & Malt House; Milwaukee Wisconsin.

VAL. BLATZ BREWING CO.'S SPECIAL BREWING/PRIVATE STOCK/THE BREWERY'S OWN BOTTLING AT MILWAUKEE, WIS. U.S.A. Printed by HENRY GUGLER COMPANY, MILWAUKEE. 4 3/4" X 2 7/8." c.1899

BREWETTE 12 OZ./NON-INTOXICATING TEMPERANCE BEER./CONTAINS LESS THAN 1/2 OF 1% ALCOHOL BY VOLUME./PURE AND WITHOUT DRUGS OR POISON./PREPARED BY VAL. BLATZ BREWING CO. MILWAUKEE, U.S.A./GUAR. BY VAL. BLATZ BREW. CO. UNDER THE FOOD & DRUGS ACT JUNE 30, 1906. Printed by THE GUGLER LITHO CO./MILWAUKEE, WIS. 4 1/4" x 3."

 Dated 1917 on back.

 

WIENER BIER/VAL. BLATZ BREWING CO.'S CELEBRATED PREMIUM EXPORT BEER/THE BREWERY'S OWN BOTTLING AT MILWAUKEE, WIS. U.S.A. 4 1/8" x 3 1/4."

This label was used in the Blatz Brewery Bottling Plant as notepaper and has writing on the backside.  Dated July 16, 1896 on back.

 

VAL. BLATZ BREWING CO.'S STANDARD MILWAUKEE BEER/BOTTLED BY VAL. BLATZ BREWING CO. MILWAUKEE, U.S.A. 4 1/4" X 3 1/8."

This label was used in the Blatz Brewery Bottling Plant as notepaper and has writing on the backside.  Dated 1918 on back.

 

 

 

 

BLOB-TOP EMBOSSED BOTTLE -- VERY UNIQUE** Here's a vintage Beer Bottle with lots of character... "Val Blatz Brewing Co. Milwaukee" Embossed with company logo and Val Blatz crest/ insignia. In near-mint condition with light green tint --- many bubbles in glass and swirl marks in blob-top neck. Seam of bottle stops at blob top. A wrapper for "Century of Progress Gum" produced by the Blatz Gum Company in 1933.  (The card reference number for this set is R30-1.) Each pack included gum and one gum card. The wrapper measures 5" x 7".

Blatz Barma brand near beer sold during Prohibition. ALL-HAIL FERMENTED MALT LIQUOR WARRANTED LESS THAN 2% ALCOHOL. BLATZ BREWING CO., MILWAUKEE.

A very early low-alcohol brand from Blatz! It is one of at least two variations of the All-Hail logo. Bottling plant inventory records from the Blatz Brewery in Milwaukee indicate that All-Hail was introduced around 1896.

 

Blatz Ale LP Cone Top Beer Can. This is the English Type version from Blatz Brewing Co., Milwaukee, WI. Very rare cone top in good condition

Hotel Blatz Christmas menu is 5 1/4" x 6 3/4" and is from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The menu is dated December 25, 1903. It pictures Santa Claus on the front cover.  The meal cost $.75 and featured oysters, lamb and turkey.

Letterhead c. 1896

 Letterhead c. unknown

Cover with a fancy logo in red and green and a printed address for the "Val. Blatz Brewing Co." in Milwaukee Wisconsin. On the back is a lovely illustration in blue of the brewery

Likely intended as a return envelope for wholesale orders of beer. Used 1894. Unclear duplex ties 2c Columbian Sc 231, faint Milwaukee receiving backstamp.

Blatz Gallery of Pre-Pro Advertising

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